Pevsner described it as "a large detached house set back from the street."
In other words, the greatest houses no longer set the pattern for the nation.
Today, with a "painted lady" exterior, the house sets a fine example for others on the block.
It was late morning when they reached a modest house set some distance back from the street.
One woman was taken into a room and shot, and the house then set on fire.
Several well-preserved farmer's houses set the character for the village.
Many of them were killed, and their houses set on fire.
European women have been raped and aid workers' houses set on fire.
Now the house has set its last record.
The house itself was a hulking stone mansion set a couple hundred yards off the street.